Suborbital ballistic spacecraft for 6 humans.
Apogee at 110 km altitude
The name of this rocket is in memory
From the first suborbital flight
In April 1961 with Alan SHEPARD on board
Model at 1/60 th
59 pieces, 30 cm high
The first commercial flight took place on July 20, 2021 with 4 occupants:
Jeff Bezos, Wally Funk, Oliver Daemen and Mark Bezos
Manned launch into low Earth orbit up to 7 humans
The first manned flight on 30 May 2020 at 19:22 GMT
1/60 th scale model, 1.10 m, 550 grs and 149 pieces
Removable in 6 elements
With its launch pad and mobile landing legs
These launchers were designed to demonstrate that it was possible to operate a return to the ground after a gliding and controlled phase, the belly flop. Series 8 to 11 could not provide this proof completely. But the images of these first flights will still remain breathtaking.
1/60th scale model